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  1. voe(Noun)

    A narrow sea inlet, particularly in the Shetland Islands, similar to a fjord.

  2. Origin: Shetland and Orkney dialect, from vágr. Cognate with Swedish and Norwegian våg, and Icelandic vogur.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Voe(noun)

    an inlet, bay, or creek; -- so called in the Orkney and Shetland Islands

  2. Origin: [Cf. Icel ver sea, var a fenced-in landing place.]

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  1. Gunnar Olsen:

    Dunlin will shut five years before plan, which will mean all the other fields going into Sullom Voe (oil terminal) will have increased operating costs, the domino effect is now a significant challenge. If some of these fields are shut in, it will affect the whole basin.

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